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ACT-128800 in Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 30, 2009
Last updated: September 27, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
This study will assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of ACT-128800 in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Drug: ACT-128800
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Dose-finding Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Three Doses of ACT-128800, an Oral S1P1 Receptor Agonist, Administered for Twenty-four Weeks in Patients With Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cumulative number of new gadolinium-enhancing lesions per patient recorded on four-weekly T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Annualized confirmed relapse rate [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to first confirmed relapse [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 464
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Investigational drug - Dose 1 Drug: ACT-128800
ACT-128800 (Dose 1, Dose 2, or Dose 3) or matching placebo administered orally once daily
Experimental: Investigational drug - Dose 2 Drug: ACT-128800
ACT-128800 (Dose 1, Dose 2, or Dose 3) or matching placebo administered orally once daily
Experimental: Investigational drug - Dose 3 Drug: ACT-128800
ACT-128800 (Dose 1, Dose 2, or Dose 3) or matching placebo administered orally once daily
Placebo Comparator: Matching placebo Drug: Placebo
ACT-128800 (Dose 1, Dose 2, or Dose 3) or matching placebo administered orally once daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult males and females
  • Diagnosis of RRMS as defined by the revised (2005) McDonald Diagnostic Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
  • Signed inform consent prior to initiation of any study-mandated procedure.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A diagnosis of MS categorized as primary progressive or secondary progressive or progressive relapsing.
  • Patients currently treated for an autoimmune disorder other than MS.
  • Contraindications for MRI.
  • Ongoing bacterial, viral, or fungal infection.
  • History or presence of malignancy.

Additional inclusion and exclusion criteria apply with respect to medical conditions and concomitant treatments which could affect patients' risk from participating in the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01006265

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Actelion
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Responsible Party: Actelion Identifier: NCT01006265     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AC-058B201 
Study First Received: October 30, 2009
Last Updated: September 27, 2012
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
Pathologic Processes
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
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